Has your vaginal smell changed recently? Are you experiencing an odd smell which is different from your usual vaginal odor? Do you know that this is an indication of a vaginal yeast infection? Common symptoms of this infection include a fishy smelling vaginal discharge, vaginal irritation and thick white discharge which resemble cottage cheese. How to get rid of foul-smelling vaginal discharge permanently?
It is best to take steps to get rid of this infection as soon as you identify it. Delaying the treatment can create other complications at a later stage. Here are some excellent tips on how to get rid of foul-smelling vaginal discharge.
a) Start using antifungal creams or medications. It is best to take your doctor’s advice about which of the over the counter medicines will suit you the best.
b) Change your dietary habits. Till your infection goes away completely avoid sweets and alcohol. These actually feed the yeast responsible for the infection and hence are best avoided.
c) Keep your vaginal and groin area moisture free as far as possible. Wear cotton underwear and loose fit clothes which will not make you sweat. At the same time these will ensure proper air circulation in the vaginal area.,
d) Stay away from soaps and vaginal sprays that contain chemicals which may worsen your infection.
e) Dilute apple cider vinegar with water and use for vaginal application. This will provide quick relief from vaginal irritation. Garlic too has potent antifungal properties and very useful in providing relief from foul vaginal odor.
f) Make a tonic made by mixing olive leaf extract, grapefruit seed extract and water. Have this tonic twice a day to get rid of foul-smelling vaginal discharge.